Artist Spotlight – Mike Jelinek

Mike Jelinek hails from from the Czech Republic, but has expanded his influence as a creative in the transportation industry well beyond his country borders.  He established a strong reputation in his professional career working full time for companies like Volkswagen and Autodesk and consulting for big names like Nike and Wacom.  Now, after paying…

Gravity Sketch opens limited public BETA

Gravity Sketch expands on their 3D design ambitions by launching an open beta for Gravity Sketch VR for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift today on their website.  Founded in 2014, this small London start-up has dedicated countless hours of research to leveraging new technology and making 3D artistic expression more accessible. This round of BETA access…

Quill Falls Short of the Hype

I’ve been using Quill since Oculus Story Studio released it on December 6th to coincide with the launch of the Oculus Rift touch controllers.  There are many articles online that recount the origin story of Quill as the baby of a 48-hour hackathon that grew into the beta that was released last month.  Maybe I’m…

Artist Spotlight – Sekiguchi ‘Aimi’ Aikumi

Sekiguchi Aimi Meet Sekiguchi Aimi – a multi-discipline artist living in the outskirts of Tokyo.  She is an accomplished dancer, singer, actress, and VRtual Artist who is regularly asked to make appearances to show off her talent.  Over the years, she has amassed a significant fan following on social media and cultivated a YouTube audience of more…

A Quick Guide to Tilt Brush Guides

With Tilt Brush version 8.0, the Google development team introduces guides to help add precision to your virtual reality drawing.  Guides are pre-defined shapes (currently cube, sphere, and pill) that you can place in your virtual canvas with surfaces that your brush will snap to for drawing.  This enables a whole new level of creativity…

Creative Challenge – “Star”

It can be difficult to get the creative juices flowing especially when using new technology that can sometimes be a bit overwhelming.  We’re going to host an artistic challenge to help new and experienced VRtual Artists to get excited about virtual reality art.  We will choose a one word theme and change it periodically to help…

Welcome to VRtual Artist!

Advances in virtual reality consumer hardware and software are making 3D design and artistry much more obtainable skills.  Being able to move the creation of three dimensional content off of the two dimensional computer screen and into a virtual environment is changing everything about how this art is created.  I believe this is a fundamental…